Financial Freedom Book Tour – The Next Chapter in My Life

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First of all, pun intended.

This is the biggest news I’ve shared with you all to date and I’m SO PUMPED for what’s in store over these next couple of months! Long story short, I have teamed with up Grant Sabatier, creator of Millennial Money and author of Financial Freedom to promote the launch of his new book and to join him on a 3-month book tour around the country.… Read More

How to Break Away from Financial Dependence on Your Parents

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Today’s guest post comes from Harper Reid, a New Zealand native who blogs over at Tumblr. In this post, she focuses on the action items someone should take in order to break away from financial dependence. If you’re looking to gain financial independence from your parents, this article is for you! Similarly, if your son or daughter needs a financial push, this article will lead them in the right direction.Read More

Frugality and Entrepreneurship: An Unstoppable Combination

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Lately, I have been closely studying a lot of the hyper-successful people within and around my niche – personal finance, but more specifically, financial independence and entrepreneurship. What makes these individuals so successful? Well, after reflecting on this question over the past several weeks, I think I’ve finally figured it out. The magic formula for rapid financial independence is the combination of frugality and entrepreneurship.… Read More

How Financial Independence Can Benefit Your Relationship | Jenny from Living Life Loving Us

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Back at FinCon in late September of 2018, I was fortunate enough to meet Jenny and Jimmy from Living Life Loving Us. We had chatted several times via Twitter, Instagram, and blog comments, but this amazing couple truly swept me off my feet when we all met up in person! Uncoincidentally, Jenny and Jimmy were strikingly similar to my girlfriend Lauren and I, but a few years older.Read More

How Much Do Your Daily Work Habits Actually Cost You?

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In the financial independence community, people often criticize a bought lunch or a Starbucks coffee. But how much do your work habits actually cost you? In this article, I plan to take a deep dive into the numbers and discover the true cost of the average employee’s daily work habits. Once you understand the relationship between money and time, your whole worldview might just change.… Read More

11 Strategies for Raising a Money-Smart Kid | Guest Post from my Mom!

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Today I get to share a very special guest post with you! I asked my mom, Ruth, to share her parenting strategies and what she did to raise me into a money-smart, financial-independence-crazy entrepreneur. She’s one of the best people I know and she’s the reason why I am who I am. Enjoy!


Cody asked me if I would write a post for his blog about how to be frugal and raise a money-smart kid.… Read More

What I’d Tell my 20-year Old Self about Financial Freedom | Joseph Hogue

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Today I get to share a guest post with you from Joseph Hogue. He explains what financial freedom means to him, and how he discovered and later re-discovered FIRE. Join him as he shares all the financial lessons he’s learned from the FIRE movement. Enjoy!


Financial freedom can mean different things to everyone. Find your definition early and you’ll be one step closer to achieving it.… Read More

Dispelling the FIRE Movement Misconceptions

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After hearing Suze Orman on the Afford Anything podcast, I realized something important. The FIRE (financial independence, retire early) movement is wildly misunderstood.

Although many of my friends in the community have already chimed in on this issue, I feel that I can add value to the conversation.

In this post, I intend to shed light upon all of the misconceptions about the FIRE movement.… Read More